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What everyone needs to know about PND

by Heather Lindsay, a parenting coach who runs an eight-week PND Recovery Program at Blissed Out Mums November 11 to 18 is  PANDA Week (perinatal anxiety and depression awareness). One in five mums suffer from perinatal anxiety and depression. That’s 20%. That’s huge! By definition, it stands for depression or anxiety that occurs during …

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11 signs your friend might have PND

by Cheryl Fingleson, internationally certified gentle sleep expert who can help identify signs of postpartum depression Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks …

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GUEST EDITOR Yakira Giger: It’s Okay to NOT be Okay

by Yakira Giger Are you okay? My automatic reply is always “Yes, I’m fine.” *Smile and wave, smile and wave…* But why? Why do we feel so CONCERNED about voicing the way we REALLY feel? When in fact, what we really want to say is: “Actually, no – I’m not. …